Głubczyce County

Głubczyce County (Polish: powiat głubczycki) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Opole Voivodeship, south-western Poland, on the Czech border. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Głubczyce, which lies 53 kilometres (33 mi) south of the regional capital Opole. The county also contains the towns of Kietrz, lying 19 km (12 mi) south-east of Głubczyce, and Baborów, 12 km (7 mi) south-east of Głubczyce.

Głubczyce County

Powiat głubczycki
Coat of arms of Głubczyce County
Coat of arms
Location within the voivodeship
Location within the voivodeship
Coordinates (Głubczyce): 50°12′0″N 17°50′3″E / 50.20000°N 17.83417°E / 50.20000; 17.83417Coordinates: 50°12′0″N 17°50′3″E / 50.20000°N 17.83417°E / 50.20000; 17.83417
Country Poland
 • Total673.1 km2 (259.9 sq mi)
 • Total45,679
 • Density68/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
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The county covers an area of 673.1 square kilometres (259.9 sq mi). As of 2019, its total population is 45,679, out of which the population of Głubczyce is 12,552, that of Kietrz is 6,005, that of Baborów is 2,905, and the rural population is 24,217.

Neighbouring countiesEdit

Głubczyce County is bordered by Prudnik County to the north, and Kędzierzyn-Koźle County and Racibórz County to the east. It also borders the Czech Republic to the south and west.

Administrative divisionEdit

The county is subdivided into four gminas (three urban-rural and one rural). These are listed in the following table, in descending order of population.

Gmina Type Area
Gmina Głubczyce urban-rural 294.3 22,316 Głubczyce
Gmina Kietrz urban-rural 139.9 10,899 Kietrz
Gmina Branice rural 121.9 6,489 Branice
Gmina Baborów urban-rural 117.0 5,975 Baborów

Local Action GroupEdit

On the territory of the Głubczyce County is active Plateau of the Good Land Local Action Group (Polish: LGD Płaskowyż Dobrej Ziemi).

Partner regionsEdit

Głubczyce County cooperates with:[1]

See alsoEdit



  1. ^ "Regiony partnerskie". powiatglubczycki.pl (in Polish). Głubczyce County. Retrieved 2020-03-04.